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June 5, 2013

Recruiting cancer survivors for an exercise training study

Submitted by Katie Heinrich

Katie Heinrich and her research assistants in the Functional Intensity Training Laboratory, kinesiology department, are currently recruiting cancer survivor participants for a four-week exercise training study later this summer. Additional details are provided below.  If you are interested in participating or would like more information, please email Heinrich at kmhphd@k-state.edu.

What: Are you interested in free exercise training and participating in research?

Who: We are looking for cancer survivors ages 35-55 who are not currently receiving cancer treatment — last treatment within five years.

When: Four week session from July 8-Aug. 5. Exercise sessions will be on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Where: Kansas State University, department of kinesiology, 4 Natatorium

Exercise training details: Relative high-intensity shorter duration group-based exercise sessions will incorporate a variety of exercises in 60-minute time efficient sessions — actual workouts will be 5-25 minutes. Learn new stretches and skills to improve your health and quality of life.

Additional details:

  • You must be cleared by your doctor to participate.
  • Upon study completion you will receive a $25 gift card and a free month of exercise classes.
  • Child care will be available.